Playing The Guitar Is Hard ~ Katrina Curtiss 3/28/2021

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My Two Loves ~ Basura & Guitar 3:28:2021

My students come to learn to play, They must also practice everyday. They cast their eyes down to the ground, When they play and make an awful sound. Did you practice? I ask of them, As they try to play the piece over again. A few minutes here, a few…

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My Relationship With Helen Reddy ~ by Katrina Curtiss 9/30/2020

When I was 15, finally getting my hands on a long desired guitar, everyone was surprised that I could also sing. How this came about was thanks to a guitar teacher who insisted that I sing along with the songs he was teaching me. Me, not knowing better and out…

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To Gig Or Not To Gig? That Is The Question ~ Katrina Curtiss 6/14/2020

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StreetFareSA Live Gig

To Gig or Not to Gig ~ Feeling Untethered In A World Of Uncertainty I played a gig last night, the first one since COVID-19 came to town. I hesitated taking it, but the venue is an open air space, outside, lots of fresh, circulating air. Minding that I’m a…

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How To Find A Good Teacher (Call me ~ Ego aside, read on)

A friend asked me if 50 is too old to learn to play the guitar, a question that comes up from time to time. The answer is no. In my humble opinion, you're never too old. Anyone can learn to play, age is not the determining factor; commitment and passion…

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From Floor To Celine ~ Concert Review

Last night thousands of us witnessed magic at The San Antonio, AT & T Center. We went on an emotional rollercoaster ride on the wings of Celine Dion. The result, I feel changed, drained and emotionally rearranged. Recently, I’ve started going to concerts again, giving way to my struggle with paying…

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I know who you are, I know what you do, this Ben Franklin is just for you.

I was setting up to host a Kid's Open Mic when a guy walked up and said, "I know who you are and I know what you do..." I quickly scanned my brain trying to find a reference, when he said. "It's about what you do for kids and music,…

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